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Student Arts Expo, presented by MacLaff, Inc., returns to Downtown Lafayette for a free and family-friendly festival of student artwork, live performances, and fun arts activities.
Saturday, May 8, 3pm—8pm
Acadiana Center for the Arts
Free for the whole family in-person
OR Join us online
The schedule of live family performances “under the big tent” on Vermilion Street include:
“The Breakdown: A Lesson on Hip-Hop History” by Kabuki Dancers
Hula Halau Na ‘Olelo ‘O Ka Pu’uwai
Lyrically Inclined Poetry Team
Sing Along with Wonderland!
Sing & Move with Ms. Melissa from Hello Music!
Hands On Arts Activities, presented by MacLaff
Join in the action with free hands-on arts activities on the street in front of AcA. Fun for the whole family!
Art in Action
View live painting demonstrations by teaching artists and art educators from 5:00-8:00pm.
Student Artist Market, presented by Hancock Whitney
View and purchase student artwork inside the AcA.
Summer Camps Expo
For families interested in engaging their children with creative summer camps, AcA hosts an expo where you can learn about and sign up for more than a dozen different creative summer camps by organizations from around town, in addition to AcA’s own 10-week Summer Arts Camps.
Families are invited to experience the event either in person or to join online for a “Virtual Art Parade” presented by LUS, featuring student performances of music, dance, and theatre.
These videos will be streaming on AOC online and LUS Fiber Channels 3 & 4 and Cox Channels 13 & 14.
Schools with Artwork (At AcA)
Acadiana High, Martial Billeaud Elementary, Paul Breaux Middle, Broussard Middle, Carencro Heights Elementary, Carencro High, Ovey Comeaux High, J.W. James Elementary, Lafayette High, Edgar Martin Middle, Southside High, David Thibodaux STEM Magnet Academy, LPSS Talented Program, and Youngsville Middle
Schools with Performances (On Video)
Acadiana High, L.J. Alleman Middle, Broussard Middle, Carencro Middle, Ovey Comeaux High, Ernest Gallet Elementary, J.W. James Elementary, S.J. Montgomery Elementary, Southside High, and LPSS Talented Theatre.
Each year, AcA selects a student-artist to be featured on the poster of Student Arts Expo.
This year’s featured artwork is by Javier S. (12th Grade, Lafayette High School).